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Experienced media recruitment consultants and TV professionals will talk you through the ideal structure, content, do’s and dont’s to really make your CV shine.

Using interactive examples, you will be guided through the process of identifying flaws in CV’s, to help you analyse your own, and also have the chance to ask the experts questions.  

Don’t get left in the pile! Sort your CV and give yourself the best chance of grabbing that job you’re after.

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Vacancy: RTS Digital Intern

Deadline: Monday 22nd April @ 11:59pm 

Salary: London Living Wage

Length: 3 months with possibility to extend

 

The Royal Television Society is looking for a bright, energetic and enthusiastic intern to join our busy digital team. 

The Royal Television Society (RTS) is the UK and Ireland’s leading forum for television and related media. The RTS website has become a hub for TV-related news and features, building on the Society’s long history of awards and agenda-setting events.

BBC opens applications for Content Commissioner development programme

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The broadcasting company is offering six training placements for talented TV professionals with a disability, and those from black, Asian, and minority backgrounds, to develop their commissioning skills.

Now in it’s third year, the six-month programme will place applicants into one of the BBC’s commissioning teams, including BBC Two, Arts, Drama, Entertainment, Popular Factual and Specialist Factual.

Young TV talent kickstart their careers at the RTS Futures Television Careers Fair 2019

A record 1,400 tickets were sold for the late January event, which featured expert panels and presentations from some of television’s leading lights.

Forty broadcasters, production companies and industry bodies set up home in the exhibition hall, dispensing advice to a stream of people hoping to break into the industry.

IMG Studios – whose clients include the Premier League and World Cup Rugby –brought six execs to a session on sports production.

RTS Midlands Careers Fair 2019

Take a look at who will be there:

4 Talent, Anna Valley, Asian Network, BBC Birmingham, BBC Sport, BBC Three, BBC WM, BBC Young Reporter, BECTU, BFI, Connect 2 TV, Doctors, Film Birmingham, Inside the Edit, ITV, ITV News Central, Mama Youth Project, NBC Universal, Presenter Promotions, RTS Membership and Student Awards, Rural Media, Screen Central, ScreenSkills, Searchlight, Staffordshire University, The Mill, The TV Festival, Triforce Creative Network, University of Worcester and The Writers’ Guild

RTS Student Masterclasses: Camerawork with Phil Mash and Geraint Warrington

Phil Mash and Geraint Warrington (Credit: Paul Hampartsoumian)

Mash has worked widely on US series House Hunters International and also shot an interview with Stephen Hawking for US talk show Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. Warrington, who usually works in natural history on programmes such as Channel 5 series Ben Fogle: New Lives in the World, recently shot CBBC drama Wolfblood Secrets, his first outing as a drama DoP.

ScreenSkills Trainee Finder programme applications open

The ScreenSkills scheme invites 75 more recruits for film and 40 more for television, from a variety of backgrounds, to apply for the scheme that offers paid work opportunities across the UK.

Previous film trainees have worked on Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, Peterloo, Stan and Ollie, and Lady Macbeth.

Applications open for Mama Youth Project TV training scheme

Credit: MAMA Youth Project

The scheme offers candidates the chance to gain valuable training and get their foot in the door of TV employment, with 82% of Mama Youth Project alumni still working in the industry a year after the training.

With no industry experience necessary, Mama Youth Project encourages those from under-represented backgrounds to apply, having previously helped over 400 young people break into the competitive TV industry.